ERIC Number: ED128810
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
A Primer of Transformational Grammar for Rank Beginners.
Elgin, Suzette Haden
This booklet is intended to enable the beginner in the field of transformational grammar to read and gain information about much of the contemporary scholarly literature on grammar (of foreign languages as well as of English). Sections in the book discuss phrase structure grammar; transformational rules--movement rules, insertion rules, substitution rules, and deletion rules; the advantages of understanding transformational grammar; and phonology. (JM)
Descriptors: Generative Grammar, Generative Phonology, Linguistic Theory, Phonology, Phrase Structure, Sentence Structure, Structural Grammar, Transformational Generative Grammar
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Illinois 61801 (Stock No. 36931, $1.75 non-member, $1.50 member)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.